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  • 3.5 magnitude earthquake felt near Banning
    <![CDATA[A 3.5 magnitude earthquake occurred just before 7 a.m. Sunday near Banning.According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake had a depth of 8.5 miles.Stay with News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 for up-to-the-minute details.Make sure to download our KESQ and CBS Local 2 First Alert Weather App... Read more »
  • Minor arrested for attempted robbery of a business
    <![CDATA[A 17-year-old minor was arrested for allegedly attempting to rob a business on the 58-100 block of Twentynine Palms Highway.San Bernardino County Sheriff's Deputies from Morongo Basin Station said the attempted robbery happened on Friday at 3:15 a.m. The minor was said to to be wearing a black hooded sweatshirt,... Read more »
  • Bend man wounded by gunshot at kids' birthday party
    <![CDATA[A man who showed up at the St. Charles Bend ER with a gunshot wound to the leg Saturday night prompted an investigation that led to the arrest of another man who unintentionally fired the shot during a children's birthday party at his home, police said.Officers were notified shortly before... Read more »
  • Redmond teen arrested in DUII crash that sparked wildfire
    <![CDATA[(Update: Redmond teen charged with DUII in crash that sparked fire)A Redmond teen was arrested on DUII charges after a crash sparked a fast-spreading brushfire in the Tetherow Crossing area northwest of Redmond Friday evening that threatened two homes and prompted call-out of a regional firefighting task force, which helped... Read more »
  • Solstice parade as colorful as its history
    <![CDATA[Robby Robbins is the Solstice workshop director and knows a lot about its history.Robbins calls it a magical event.He said Michael Gonzales, a gay Latino mime started the parade in the 1970s by asking the city for a parade permit.The city didn't want the parade to be political so signs... Read more »
  • French cars shine bright at Mullin Automotive Museum
    <![CDATA[Mullin Automotive Museum is open two Saturdays a month in Oxnard and its located about half a mile from the Murphy Auto Museum.International tourists may know it better than locals since it is filled with cars made in France. The museum, owned by philanthropist Peter Mullin, is currently showcasing Citroens.The... Read more »
  • Annual Trailer Show held at Murphy Auto Museum in Oxnard
    <![CDATA[A retro trailer show included Airstream vintage travel trailers, campers and a Greyhound bus.The show attracted a large crowd on Saturday.The display outside the Murphy Auto Museum in Oxnard was the biggest one day event hosted by the museum this year.Visitors enjoyed asking the owners of the trailers where they... Read more »
  • FS hopes to open Cultus Lake Campground by late July
    <![CDATA[Deschutes National Forest officials told Rep. Greg Walden during his visit to Cultus Lake on Saturday that the site's popular campground will be open after hundreds of dead or dying trees are removed in the next few weeks.Earlier, the Forest Service had announced that the campground would be closed through... Read more »
  • New wildfire jumps Deschutes River north of Maupin
    <![CDATA[A new, rapidly growing fire, Incident 326, was located on BLM-administered lands along the Deschutes River, about 3 miles north of Maupin, around 6 p.m. Saturday, fire dispatchers said. The fire jumped the river within an hour and was burning on both sides of the river canyon.As of 8:15 p.m.,... Read more »
  • Elderly man found dead on hiking trail
    <![CDATA[The Riverside County Sheriff's Department responded to a call for a missing elderly man who allegedly went hiking in the La Quinta Cove area.The call was made at about about 1 p.m. on Saturday.Deputies did find the body of the elderly man on a hiking trail.The cause of death has... Read more »
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall returns to Desert Hot Springs
    <![CDATA[The massive wall, also known as the "Vietnam Healing Wall", is back at Mission Springs Park in Desert Hot Springs.The wall is a scaled-down replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. and features the names of the nearly 58,500 service men and women who sacrificed their lives for... Read more »
  • Fatal crash at Hwy. 20-Cooley Rd. intersection in Bend
    <![CDATA[One person suffered fatal injuries in a crash at U.S. Highway 20 and Cooley Road on Bend's north end late Saturday morning, Oregon State Police reported.Initial details were limited, but troopers said a victim of the crash, reportedly shortly before noon, died later at St. Charles Bend. Witnesses reported a... Read more »
  • Bend assisted living resident arrested on arson charges
    <![CDATA[A fire late Friday night that prompted the evacuation of a southeast Bend assisted-living facility led to the arrest of a 73-year-old resident on dozens of arson and other charges, accused of igniting the blaze, police said Saturday.Police and fire personnel responded shortly before midnight to the Regency Village at... Read more »
  • Tow truck drivers ask folks to 'slow down and pull over'
    <![CDATA[Tow truck drivers gathered Saturday morning to make their voices heard.Earlier this week a new safety campaign to remind drivers to "slow down and pull over" when they see tow truck drivers working on the side of the road."It's never safe out there. The other night we did a DUI... Read more »
  • Gubernatorial candidate John Chiang visits Santa Barbara and gets endorsement
    <![CDATA[Current State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate John Chiang ended a two-day road trip with a stop in Santa Barbara to receive a key endorsement and meet with prospective voters.His visit comes weeks after one of his opponents, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, came to town.Chiang's day started at the Mesa Cafe... Read more »
  • Kent, Wash., officer fatally shoots man after car chase
    <![CDATA[KENT, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in western Washington state say a police officer in Kent fatally shot a 20-year-old man early Saturday morning following a vehicle pursuit.The Kent Police Department says the shooting occurred at about 12:15 a.m. and that the man from Auburn was declared dead at... Read more »
  • Salem crews search for boy, 11, in Willamette River
    <![CDATA[SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Authorities in western Oregon say crews are searching for an 11-year-old boy who disappeared in the Willamette River in Salem.Lt. Dave Okada of the Salem Police Department tells KGW-TV ( that the boy disappeared in the river on Friday and hasn't been... Read more »
  • Portland-area flagger hit, killed by dump truck
    <![CDATA[HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a flagger who was helping direct a dump truck driver died when the truck accidentally backed over him southeast of Portland in Happy Valley.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports ( ) the 71-year-old flagger was helping the driver move a stalled dump... Read more »
  • Families separated by the border meet for 'hugs not walls' event
    <![CDATA[Saturday hundreds of families met at the Mexican U.S. border to see each other for the first time, some in decades. It's part of the Border Network of Human Right's initiative "Hugs not Walls." This is the fourth time the organization has put on the event. Leaders say its a... Read more »
  • Family seeks help after more than 40 days of searching for missing couple
    <![CDATA[ Missing for more than six weeks. Family and friends of a local couple who vanished without a trace are still looking to the public help. Learn more about the search for Jonathan Reynoso and Audrey Moran More than 40 days with no clues and... Read more »
  • Palm Springs police release DUI checkpoint statistics
    <![CDATA[Palm Springs Police Department has released statistics on its latest DUI checkpoint. The PSPD checkpoint screened 431 vehicles Friday night.No drivers were arrested for DUI alcohol or drug impairment and nine drivers were cited for operating a vehicle without a license or with a suspended license.The checkpoint was funded by... Read more »
  • Pedestrian dies after being hit by car
    <![CDATA[A pedestrian involved in a crash earlier this week has died. Riverside County Coroner's office identified the man as 62-year-old John Palladino.A car hit Palladino when he was walking outside a crosswalk at 9:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of North Sunrise Way and East Vista Chino.At this time drugs... Read more »